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 By Scott Hunter    News    July 22, 2015 

Muellers lived in The Big House

During construction of Grand Coulee Dam, it was a dormitory. But by construction time for the Third Powerhouse, the big house across from the Coulee Dam Town Hall was just right for one big family....

 
 Opinion    July 22, 2015 

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years go Sunbanks Lake Resort will begin construction of 11 villas in September and they will be ready for occupancy by the summer tourist season, chamber of commerce members learned Thursday. The town of Coulee Dam is going ahead with a...

 
 Births    July 22, 2015 

It's a girl for Ortiz/Holm

Michelle Ortiz and Zach Holm of Coulee Dam are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Kylie LeeAnn Holm Monday, July 13, 2015, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 6 lbs., 9 oz., and was 18.5 inches in length at birth....

 
 Community    July 22, 2015 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at the Senior Center The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, July 23, at noon, at the Senior Center on Main St., Grand Coulee. Pastor Paul Ashbrook will be speaking about his show ducks. Care and Share...

 
 Community    July 22, 2015 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 7/13 - Someone threw a rock through the window at Jack’s Spring Canyon Service but got away with only about $20 worth of items. The thief scattered Cheetos onto the parking lot. The window will cost about $100 to replace. It...

 
 Community    July 22, 2015 

Aluminum cans only at the seniors

The seniors accept aluminum cans ONLY. Please do not put cardboard, plastic bottles or other aluminum in the collection sacks. In 2013, the Seniors collected 3800 pounds (almost 2 tons) of cans and took in approximately $1500 for the Senior Center....

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 22, 2015 

Wildire burning along highway at North Dam

A wildfire is burning on the hill just above SR 155 at North Dam and heading uphill toward structures. Firefighters are responding at 11:15 a.m. and law enforcement has been asked to close down the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 15, 2015

State investigates for fraud at mosquito district

The former clerk of Grant County Mosquito District 2 is being investigated for misappropriation of funds totaling more than $129,000, a state investigative audit of the district states. The clerk is denying the allegations and has hired an attorney....

 
 News    July 15, 2015

Newsbriefs

Busy fire fighters The Grand Coulee Volunteer Fire Department answered five calls during June, reported fire Chief Rick Paris at the city council meeting last Tuesday night. One call was a structure fire and another an outside fire. Three mutual aid...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 15, 2015

Grand Coulee interested in recycling

Grand Coulee’s city council has asked Mayor Chris Christopherson to pursue recycling with the Regional Board of Mayors. Councilman Erin Nielsen took up the recycling banner at the council meeting a week ago and said that it would cost money,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 15, 2015

Future of well-run festival questionable

A Coulee Dam resident told the town council last week how well all the elements of the July 4 Festival of America celebration worked. Carol Netzel, who lives at the north end of Columbia Avenue, said that the town should write the Grand Coulee Dam...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 15, 2015

Foul vs. fowl issue not settled in Coulee Dam

The chicken issue was a wash, but the need for a code enforcement officer gained momentum at the council session in Coulee Dam last Wednesday. The proposed “four hen” ordinance to allow keeping chickens in town made it through the first reading...

 
 Community    July 15, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at the Senior Center The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, July 9, at noon, at the Senior Center on Main St., Grand Coulee. Darla Orr will be speaking about the Senior Center Meals Program. Care and...

 
 Legals    July 15, 2015

Legals for July 15, 2015

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN WESLEY COMBS SR., Deceased NO. 14-4-00108-7 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The Personal Representative named below has been appointed...

 
 Community    July 15, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/26 - Police assisted a Coulee Dam officer in pursuit of a man driving at speeds up to 80 mph as he moved from below the dam into the city of Grand Coulee. The vehicle was pursued at speeds well over the speed limit until...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 8, 2015

Local fires small over Fourth

Four small fires were reported in the area this week, said Grand Coulee Fire Chief Richard Paris. Two, one at North Dam and the other at Barker Canyon, were caused by fireworks and were quickly put out. Another fire was near the canal on U.S. Bureau...

 
 News    July 8, 2015

Crowd pleaser

A large crowd enjoys the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce's fireworks display Saturday night at the Festival of America. The finale used a long span off the top of Grand Coulee Dam and lit...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 8, 2015

Park commissioners planning for levy

Commissioners of the Coulee Area Park and Recreation District plan to visit Okanogan County Assessor Scott Furman this month about putting a tax levy on the ballot in November. Okanogan is the lead county for the four-county junior taxing district,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 8, 2015

Decent burial given bird

Dispatch advised officers that a man was seen burying an unknown object at the overlook area just above Grand Coulee Dam. Officers arrived and learned that a Georgia driver and two friends had hit a bird with their vehicle and buried the bird and...

 
 News    July 8, 2015

Newsbriefs

Little boy finds cat door A woman on First Street in Grand Coulee got a shock Sunday when she saw a 2-year-old boy partway through her kitchen cat door. Vicki Fish, who lives at 400 First Street,...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    July 8, 2015

The proof is in the pillow pudding, but it's political

We had a lot of extra pillows being used in the area last weekend. Against the odds imposed by truly oppressive heat, people streamed into this community continuously to celebrate the Fourth of July at the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of...

 
 Opinion    July 8, 2015

Fifty Years ago

Coulee Dam High School Class of 1965 celebrated its 50th reunion this year. Next weekend the Grand Coulee High School class of 1965 will be holding its reunion. See page 4. Pictured from left -...

 
 Obituaries    July 8, 2015

Doris Angell Miner

Doris Angell Miner passed peacefully from the loving arms of her family into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 4, 2015.   Doris came into the world on March 12, 1927 at her parent's...

 
 Community    July 8, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at the Senior Center The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, July 9, at noon, at the Senior Center on Main St., Grand Coulee. Guest speaker is Jean Mueller who will be talking about living and raising her...

 
 Community    July 8, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/29 - A police officer assisted a Coulee Dam officer in the investigation of a burglary on Holly Street. - A man came into the police department office to report a fire on “B” Street. The officer responded to the area to...

 

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